Dec 14 2015

by Heidi Leon Monges

It’s only ten days from Christmas and we were getting a bit anxious about all the presents we want to offer to family and friends. One thing we would love to avoid is to hit stores and malls a day or two before the 24th (nightmare!) and in a very unseasonal competitive mood, fight over that last lousy, expensive and nonpersonal present for our close ones. So when the nice folks of  UncommonGoods, a cool site where you can choose from hundreds of creative, unique and artisanal gifts, asked if I would like to team up and create my ultimate Holiday Gift Guide, I looked through their immense supply of beautiful and meaningful objects and went a bit crazy choosing more than one pressie for my loves.

Hopefully, my selection inspires you enough to get that relevant object that will make someone very happy this Christmas, and if you don’t find your joy on this list, you can take a look here or here. ;)

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Filed under: Entertaining
Nov 11 2015

by Heidi Leon Monges

October started on a happy note, my niece A.M. was born on the first week of the month, although I’m already the proud auntie of two other adorable niece and nephew, the welcoming of a newborn baby girl in the family is with no doubt the happiest news I received lately. Also, I´m so proud of my sister F. who decided to give birth at her home with no other assistance than her doula, two extra loving and supportive friends, and obvs, her hubby. #sistapower

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Filed under: Beauty Eating Out Favorites
Oct 23 2015

by Heidi Leon Monges

While browsing through the zillion photos I snapped during the #VibeComida trip in Israel early this year, I bumped into those of our last day in Tel Aviv. We had a wonderful light brunch at Manta Ray, an iconic restaurant founded by Avi and Ofra Ganor, the food power couple that are an institution in TLV’s gourmet scene. After spending seven days experiencing (aka mostly eating our way through) Israel’s classic street dishes and modern upscale creations, that last day my taste buds and belly were overstimulated and just plain tired.

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Oct 08 2015

by Heidi Leon Monges

A few months back I mentioned in my Instagram my desire to launch a new section devoted to Beauty and Wellness, in said articles I would write reviews, tips and (not-so-profound) reflections on today’s skin care, makeup  and well-being techniques and products , either deluxe or niche, traditional or alternative brands. Haute couture or petit prix, organic or vegan.

Today I want to talk about the motivations that made me take this decision. I know by your comments in Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, that most of you are as excited as I am to start this lifestyle articles to make AromasnSabores fuller with choices, you know richer. :) So why I am doing this? Well, actually is a long story.

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Filed under: Beauty
Sep 17 2015

by Heidi Leon Monges

I won’t even start trying to apologize about the fact that I´m posting a 2013 DF highlight until now. Let’s just assume I like to rest my thoughts, and be really, really sure about said opinions. I am that engaged with my blogging :)

In more serious tone, this small, and bit hidden restaurant in the borders of La Roma and La Condesa hip neighborhoods’ of Mexico city is a joy. I read many positive reviews from my fellow food bloggers and journalists friends back home, that when my friend Bere suggested Duo Salado y Dulce for tea, I knew I had to discover this place more deeply.

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Filed under: Eating Out

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